A four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming at Clovis East HS in Clovis, Calif. ... Coached there by Brian Sharar ... Became only the fourth swimmer in Central Section history to win eight individual titles (maximum possible) at the section championships during her prep career ... Section record holder in the 100 butterfly as she established a new record each of her final three seasons ... Earned NISCA Girls High School All-America honors in both the 100 fly and 100 breaststroke ... won both of those events at the CIF meet her final three years at Clovis HS ... Tied the section record in the 100 breast ... Holds school records in the 100 fly, 100 back, 200 individual medley and 50 free ... Was also a member of the 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams that set school records ... Named All-Around Swimmer of the Year ... A Scholar-Athlete award honoree.
Competed for the Clovis Swim Club for nine seasons where she was coached by John McGough ... A U.S. National qualifier ... Swam at the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, where she represented American Samoa.
Loreen Noehealani Whitfield was born Aug. 6, 1993, in Fresno, Calif. ... Daughter of Danette and Paul Whitfield ... Enjoys reading and walking ... Favorite athletes are swimmer Rebecca Soni and soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo ... Was also recruited by Washington State, Brigham young, Kentucky and Fresno State ... Majoring in biology at San Diego State.